Based in Ozark, Ala., Merle Norman Cosmetics develops, manufactures and distributes a full line of skin care and color cosmetic products. In operation for over 80 years, the company offers products across categories such as skin care, makeup, body care, sun care, fragrances and perfumes. It also provides studio services, including makeup lessons, skin assessment foundation check, facial services, gift certificates and more. Merle Norman Cosmetics also offers bridal consultation. The company operates through a chain of franchisees and is involved in packaging and shipping its products.